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Chinese Herbal and Acupuncture Treatment Protocols for Convulsions - Formulas, Protocols, TCM Diagnoses


Convulsions - Basics

Convulsions are when a person's muscles contract and relax repeatedly, causing the body to shake rapidly and uncontrollably.

Below you will find alternative and natural treatment options including those from a Chinese Medicine perspective for Convulsions.


Convulsions - Diagnostic Patterns

The Chinese Medicine treatment of convulsions generally involves arriving at the appropriate TCM diagnosis or pattern. This pattern within the individual is what treatment is based on not the general condition (see treating the cause and not the symptoms).

The following patterns may represent the underlying contributing factors for the development of convulsions:



Convulsions - Questions

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Convulsions - Related Chinese Herbs

The following (7) chinese herbs may be useful for convulsions. In most cases, however, treatment with Chinese Herbal Medicine is done with herbal formulas based on the TCM patterns listed above instead of selecting herbs by function alone. When available, relevant formulas will appear below and/or in the store listings above.



The following (2) Formulas TCM Herbal Formulas May Be Useful For Convulsions

An Gong Niu Huang Wan

  • Calm The Palace Pill With Cattle Gallstone
    • Resuscitates, clears heat, calms shen, and expels phelgm - coma arising from stroke, convulsions, loss of consciousness.
  • Clear Heat
  • Clear Heat and Open The Orifices
  • Cautions
  • Pregnancy
    • Do not take this formula when pregnant.

Te Xiao Zao Ren An Mian Wan

  • Peaceful Sleep Tablets
    • Insomnia, vivid dreaming, nightmares.
    • Acute emotional instability.
    • May be used to treat convulsions or spasms that are caused by a combination of blood deficiency with wind.
  • Calm The Spirit
  • Sedate and Calm the Spirit



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